Concerts

Each year, Berklee presents more than 1,500 concerts and events at venues on campus and in the Boston area, showcasing student, faculty, alumni and outside professional acts. 

 

a l e a / Laura Salgado

Saturday / August 13, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Georges Island

Colombian singer and composer  a l e a '16 and vocalist, pianist, and teacher Laura Salgado '15 perform.

Admission: Free

RickExpress

Saturday / August 13, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

Singer-songwriter RickExpress performs in his unique style with an eccentric flavor.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Saturday / August 13, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Fan Pier

Led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion, MIXCLA performs, giving the audience a one-of-a-kind musical experience.

Admission: Free

Molly Kupris

Sunday / August 14, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

The Street

Molly Kupris, a singer-songwriter from Boston, performs.

Admission: Free

Jacob McCaslin

Sunday / August 14, 2016 / 1:00 p.m.

Spectacle Island

Award-winning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jacob McCaslin performs as part of the Berklee Summer in the City series.

Admission: Free

Orlando Retana

Sunday / August 14, 2016 / 3:00 p.m.

Longfellow House

Orlando Retana, a drummer from Costa Rica, and his band focus on Latin jazz, fusion, and world music.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Monday / August 15, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Carlos Capacho

Monday / August 15, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Regattabar

Carlos Capacho, who has an impressive musical career as a cuatro soloist, performs.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: The Sheryl Bailey 3

Monday / August 15, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Sheryl Bailey, an associate professor in the Guitar Department, performs original compositions with Ian Froman, a professor in the Percussion Department, on drums and Ron Oswanski on organ. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Jose Soto

Tuesday / August 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Musician Jose Soto performs.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Tuesday / August 16, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: Robben Ford

Tuesday / August 16, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Guitar virtuoso Robben Ford’s new album, Into the Sun, shines a bright light on his artful, contemporary songwriting and the stunning playing that’s made him a favorite foil of Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison, and other legends.

Admission: $20 in advance / $23 day of show

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Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

Kyle Thornton & the Company

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 12:30 p.m.

Harvard Longwood Campus

Kyle Thornton & the Company is a seven-piece soul-hop group whose sound samples influences from several genres while remaining grounded in the passionate, honest style that is the blues.

Admission: Free

James Fernando

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 6:00 p.m.

Boston Public Library

James Fernando is a 20-year-old pianist from Needham, Massachusetts, who frequently performs and teaches around the Boston area.

Admission: Free

Guitar Sessions: The Jon Finn Group

Wednesday / August 17, 2016 / 7:30 p.m.

Berklee Performance Center

Jon Finn, a professor in the Guitar Department, presents an evening of mostly original, mostly instrumental guitar music in a wide variety of styles, featuring some strong rhythm section players. 

Admission: $8 in advance / $12 day of show

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Maddy Myers

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Kendall Square

Reminiscent of the dreamy soundscapes heard in Beach House, Maddy Myers's music is tender but capable of unleashing energy in the tradition of artists such as Jack White and the National. 

Admission: Free

Jose Soto

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Summer Street

Musician Jose Soto performs.

Admission: Free

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 12:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Zahili Gonzalez Zamora’s music is a fusion of different genres founded in the deep traditions of Cuban music, bebop, funk, and soul with a nod to the modern.

Admission: Free

MIXCLA

Thursday / August 18, 2016 / 5:00 p.m.

Brewer Plaza

Led by composer, pianist, and singer Zahili Gonzalez Zamora with Gerson Esteban Lazo Quiroga on bass and backing vocals and Takafumi Nikaido on percussion, MIXCLA performs, giving the audience a one-of-a-kind musical experience.

Admission: Free

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